In St. Joseph County, VCC serves as a central point for connecting veterans, military and their families to  local resources they are looking for in order to thrive in their community – from social services, government resources, to support of local individuals and businesses.

To connect with our Vet Connector, please call 1-844-VET-CONX.

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Meet the VCC South Bend Team and Advisory Group Members

Meet our local staff and the VCC South Bend Advisory Group that supports our team in their mission to connect St. Joseph County veterans, military, and their families to local residents for answers and information about life in St. Joseph County/South Bend.

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Veterans, Military Members, and Spouses Call 1-844-VET-CONX or request a call from VCC here.

Veterans, military members, or spouses looking to expand their local networks, or with questions about life in their community can call us or request a call from our Vet Connector here to be connected with local residents and businesses.

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Local Residents and Business Join VCC Here

St. Joseph County/South Bend residents from all backgrounds and local businesses have joined VCC to field questions in their areas of expertise or to offer Military/Veteran discounts.

Got 10 Minutes for a Local Veteran/Military Member?

Be a part of the VCC Network.     Your involvement in our network puts “thank you for your service” into action by making that veteran or service member and their family feel welcome and connected in our community, and you have the opportunity to get to know our neighbors who served in uniform. We… Continue reading

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Brian Pawlowski, deputy chief of staff for the mayor, talks about the Vets’ Community Connections program inside the mayor’s office at the County-City Building in South Bend.Tribune Photo/ROBERT FRANKLIN




“I moved to Hawaii with our 3-year-old son and my husband deployed before we got there – we knew no one. I would have given anything for a resource like VCC that I could reach to for trusted advice and knowledge about the community.” USMC Spouse


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